To assure on-time delivery of major equipment, critical path items and all other materials consistent with project schedules and close items as needed with necessary receiving and other follow-up activities.
Use company business system, SAP MM, other available reports and fabrication documents to expedite suppliers for on time deliveries for assigned projects based on technical specifications.
Coordinate and define required expediting-tasks for all placed purchase orders. Contact suppliers & update progress / expediting reports as needed.
Maintain, follow-up and control supplier contractual agreed dates which includes inspection activities, delivery and payment milestones.
Review, monitor and maintain status of supplier / sub-vendor procurement activities (i.e. obtaining certificates, verification/evaluation of vendor activities to monitor sub-vendor progress).
Maintain logs with schedules, progress, and shipping status of materials and equipment and review results with Inspector, Shop, Construction & Project Management.
Issue project expediting status reports and shipping release for major equipment.
Coordinate shipping with Logistics.
Work with Engineering, Procurement, Site Construction and Project Management when possible to improve vendor performance as demanded by schedule.
Coordinate issue of Over/Shortage & Damage (OS&D) or Non-Conformance Reports on unsatisfactory performance of suppliers warranting corrective measures.
Execute receiving transactions in company business systems.
Issue supplier penalty reports in case of late delivery. Provide review of supplier invoices and comments on Vendor Rating Workflows.
Learn and abide by the Linde Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions and decisions.
BA/BS in Business, Administration or equivalent combination of education and expediting experience required.
Two (2) years’ experience in expediting, scheduling, or extensive knowledge in a manufacturing and production environment for an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company.
Preferred knowledge with equipment manufacturing/ fabrication and understanding of business processes.
Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office Software, excellent skills in Excel. SAP MM and other Company and discipline specific software applications preferred.
Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
Effective organization skills including the ability to prioritize and plan work.
Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.